The Aguttes house is very enthusiastic about the idea of strengthening its Watches department with the arrival of Elio Guerin as a specialist.
Elio is specialized in old and collectible watches and, more particularly, in diving watches, chronographs and with complications like this Patek Philippe in perpetually calendar white gold which will be proposed for sale the 27 next November.
He will organize four sales a year and is currently preparing his next sale of watches collection to be held in March 2020 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.
A graduate in Law and History of Art at the Sorbonne, Elio will bring his experience as Watch department manager acquired in another auction house. With l'architect interior designer Tristan Auer, he had orchestrated the dispersal of a set of watches on the theme of Commander Cousteau, including a piece that belonged to one of his divers, was sold for € 56. He is also behind notable auctions such as the Rolex Submariner 5514, transferred to 83 000 €.
If the capitals of Geneva and Hong Kong historically concentrate most of the watch auctions, it is in Paris, capital of Luxury and stronghold of the art market, that watch collectors find there the seriousness of expertise and transparency, essential elements for the purchase.
ABOUT AGUTTES Auction House
Founded in 1974, Aguttes is the 1st independent French auction house. With an international auction room located in the west of Paris and representative offices already present in Lyon and Brussels, Aguttes is an alternative to the leaders of the art market. Its 15 specialized departments allow the dispersal of large French collections and regularly record auction records. More than 75% of its buyers are international. The house is also one of the major players in Drouot where it pronounced the highest annual auctions in 2015, 2017, 2018.